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# gender-balance - Saturday 27 June, 2020

'Progress is painfully slow': Criticism of Cabinet line-up with just four female ministers

The National Women’s Council said the low number is a consequence of a failure to run enough women on electable seats.

# gender-balance - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Fine Gael has the lowest percentage of female candidates running in the election

At least 30% of a party’s candidates in general elections must be women.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

First female examiner appointed a day after gender balance appeal by High Court judge

Sarah Jane O’Keefe was appointed in the Circuit Court in Trim.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Paschal Donohoe says the Central Bank may take action if diversity at banks doesn't improve

A Central Bank report found that 80% of senior appointments in recent years were men.

# gender-balance - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Joe Mulholland defends MacGill Summer School against 'male, pale and stale' accusations after sexism storm

The summer school is due to kick off this weekend.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'It's grotesque': Fintan O'Toole pulls out of MacGill Summer School event over gender balance controversy

O’Toole’s name had appeared on a solely male list of speakers for a panel discussion on gender stereotypes.

# gender-balance - Monday 2 April, 2018

BBC seeks to achieve 50:50 split in male and female contributors by next year

A report on the broadcaster’s progress will be produced in a year’s time.

# gender-balance - Friday 26 January, 2018

Five male BBC presenters agree to pay cut over equal pay revelations

The BBC published a list of its top-earners in July 2017, showing significant pay gaps between men and women.

# gender-balance - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme

Before O’Connell, Today FM had no women hosting a show during its peak hours of 7am – 7pm.

# gender-balance - Monday 8 January, 2018

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'

The National Women’s Council will be meeting with the BAI on the issue.

# gender-balance - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Opinion: I want to stop women feeling like frauds in a corporate culture designed for our grandfathers

A co-founder of the Sunday Business Post, Aileen O’Toole learned some valuable lessons about operating in a male-dominated sector.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Ireland is below the European average when it comes to having women in politics

A new report was published today looking into the political performance of women in the 47-nation Council of Europe.

# gender-balance - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'You won't hear a woman's voice, and it's not acceptable': What are Irish radio stations doing about gender balance?

We asked the stations themselves – and the Minister for Communications.

# gender-balance - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress

Stone, who won the best actress Oscar for her role in La La Land, made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'It's the smart thing to do': Canadian PM gives Varadkar advice on gender balance

The Canadian PM has a gender-balanced Cabinet. Varadkar was criticised for not promoting more women.

# gender-balance - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Poll: Do you think gender balance in government is important? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gender balance in government is important?

Just 22.3% of TDs who won seats in the last election were women.

# gender-balance - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Opinion: 'Gender matters Leo. To win elections you need women's support too'

Only in a sexist society would women be told that caring about representation at the highest levels of government is wrong, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

# gender-balance - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Women on State boards on the rise as 'talent bank' boosts numbers

A target of 40% female representation has been set for State boards.

# gender-balance - Sunday 15 January, 2017

New rules mean top jobs in Irish civil service must go to women

When it’s between two candidates of equal merit, female candidates will be priorities.

# gender-balance - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Despite a pledge by Enda Kenny, no increase in the number of female ministers

Campaigners have criticised the appointments, and called for progress in the selection of junior ministers.

# gender-balance - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Ireland found to be the second least ignorant nation... beaten out by these guys

We were beaten only by South Korea when it comes to how much we know about social realities.

# gender-balance - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The majority of men are against gender quotas

As political parties try to ensure a third of their Dáil hopefuls are female, a new poll has some interesting findings.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

These are the Irish radio shows most dominated by men

A new report paints a grim picture of gender balance in Irish media.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Revealed: How and why Fine Gael needs to find at least five women

With all 40 selection conventions complete, party strategists are now deciding where to add candidates in order to comply with gender quotas.

# gender-balance - Monday 6 July, 2015

Women make up just 20% of those in the top civil service jobs

The civil service is trying to be gender balanced – but it’s got a long way to go.

# gender-balance - Saturday 7 March, 2015

'Broadcasting isn't as bad as politics': Life behind the scenes at RTÉ

Keelin Shanley talks gender quotas and panel balance.

# gender-balance - Saturday 17 January, 2015

After the reshuffle snub and McNulty-gate, what's it like to be a woman in Fine Gael?

We asked backbencher Aine Collins.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Minister, mother, and TD on why young women need to see more female leaders

The Minister for Justice said that women often feel they have more to prove.

"We need women, young women in particular, to realise how powerful they can be"

Gender imbalance isn’t good for society or business, Minister Aodhan Ó Riordáin says.

# gender-balance - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Here's how Fine Gael landed itself in an unnecessary Seanad shambles

Analysis: What should have been a routine filling of a Seanad vacancy has turned into a a bit of a mess for the government party.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Poll: Do you think we need more women in politics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think we need more women in politics?

Just 27 of Ireland’s 166 TDs are female but gender quotas will be in place for the next General Election.

# gender-balance - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Nine of 17 State arts boards have hit gender balance quotas

The Government has set out a 40% balance as a goal.

# gender-balance - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Women 'talent bank' to improve gender balance on state boards

Last year, female representation on state boards stood at 36.2%.

# gender-balance - Saturday 12 July, 2014

'Deeply, deeply misogynistic': Women share their experiences of life in politics

Just 27 of Ireland’s 166 TDs are female, but are gender quotas the best way to increase this figure?

# gender-balance - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women

From the candidacy selections so far, Fianna Fáil is the worst when it comes to having women stand for office in the local elections this year.

# gender-balance - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there

Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.

# gender-balance - Thursday 9 February, 2012

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